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KINDER MOUNTAIN RESCUE TEAM

Saving lives in wild and remote places

To request Mountain Rescue: Dial 999, ask for the Police, then Mountain Rescue

KINDER MOUNTAIN RESCUE TEAM

 

Saving lives in wild and remote places

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Kinder Mountain Rescue Team (KMRT), is one of seven mountain rescue teams that operate within the Peak District National Park, as part of the Peak District Mountain Rescue Organisation (PDMRO).

Our 50 members operate on an purely voluntary basis and are on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to assist members of the public on the hill or in urban search and rescue situations.

We are almost exclusively funded by public donations, and all proceeds from fund raising go towards equipment and resources used on our call outs.

35: Callout – Sunday 20 September 2020

We were called to assist a walker with severe cramp in both legs on the western edge path of Kinder Scout between Kinder Low trig point and the top of Red Brook. Despite analgesia, fluids, food and his best efforts, he was still unable to walk more than a few paces due to the pain....

34: Callout – Sunday 13 September 2020

The team were called to assist a gentleman with an ankle injury in the Noe Stool area of Kinder. He was one of a party of 5. We were able to locate the casualty party from their flashing lights and from a Sarloc message. After casualty care, including immobilising the ankle in a vacuum splint,...

33: CALLOUT – WEDNESDAY 2 SEPTEMBER 2020

The team were called to assist Buxton Mountain Rescue Team in the search for a pair of missing walkers on Kinder Scout. Buxton team had initially managed to retrieve a location for the missing walkers using one of our phone locator tools which placed them on the southern edges of Kinder. A couple of Buxton...

32: Callout – Friday 21 August 2020

We were contacted by the Peak District Mountain Rescue Organisation Duty Controller at 4pm with reports of a group of walkers lost in the low cloud on Kinder Scout. Details were sketchy but indications were they were somewhere near the western edge. Eventually we managed to locate them using our PhoneFind technology, just south of...

31: CALLOUT – SATURDAY 15 AUGUST 2020

Having only just returned home from carrying out COVID decontamination following Callout 30, the team received a call from Greater Manchester Police asking for assistance in searching for a missing person in the Bramhall area of Stockport.  Whilst the Police were carrying out their enquiries, we were asked to search some woodlands in the area. ...

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